Summer Exploration

Six weeks of creativity, discovery, and fun • Open to all

Summer 2023 Registration opens Monday, February 13, 2023 at 9:00 PM

Bertschi School's Summer Exploration program offers week-long, full day camps open to all children entering grades K-6th grade (in fall 2023), not just current Bertschi families!

  • Week 1: June 26-30, 2023
  • Week 2: July 3-7, 2023 (no camp Tuesday, July 4)
  • Week 3: July 10-14, 2023
  • Week 4: July 17-21, 2023
  • Week 5: July 24-28, 2023
  • Week 6: July 31-August 4, 2023

If you have questions about our programming, contact Director of Summer Programs, Nelly Close.


Registration will open through our online portal on Monday, February 13 at 9:00 PM, and will close on Friday, May 26 at 4:00 PM.

A link to the registration portal will be available by February 7. Families are encouraged to log in prior to registration to confirm account access, reset passwords, and update camper information in advance. Doing so will allow you to complete registration more quickly.


Camp Info

Vaccination Requirement

Camps fill up quickly and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment in full by credit card is due at the time of registration. All fees are non-refundable unless a camp is cancelled due to low enrollment or health and safety considerations.

  • We welcome children entering grades K-6 (as of fall 2023)
  • Camp drop off is from 8:30-9:00 AM
  • Camp programming is 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Pick up is from 3:00-3:30 PM
  • After care will be available from 3:30-4:30 PM* for an additional $100/week (week of July 3: $80/week) - limited spots

*Returning families: please note new after care program fee

All eligible children must have received the initial series of pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations to attend Bertschi's camps. Exemptions will be considered for medical and religious reasons only. We also strongly encourage that eligible children be up to date on all available COVID-19 boosters.

If you wish to request an exemption, please email [email protected].


Summer Exploration Quick Reference • 2023

DatesCamp NameGrades*InstructorCost^
Week 1: June 26-30, 2023Tabletop Gaming Arena2-6Raney Cumbow+$400
Week 1: June 26-30, 2023Parkour3-6Matthew Lang+$425
Week 1: June 26-30, 2023Creating Our Way to First Grade1Sam Williamson+$400
Week 1: June 26-30, 2023STEM + Minecraft with LEGO® MaterialsK-2Playwell TEKnologies$425
Week 2: July 3-7 (**no camp July 4)Bertschi Explores: Rainforest AdventuresK-6Bertschi Faculty+$320
Week 2: July 3-7 (**no camp July 4)ParkourK-6Matthew Lang+$340
Week 2: July 3-7 (**no camp July 4)STEM + Bash 'Em Bots with LEGO® Materials3-6Playwell TEKnologies$340
Week 3: July 10-14, 2023Bertschi Explores: Ocean OdysseyK-6Bertschi Faculty+$400
Week 3: July 10-14, 2023Art of Debate3-6Matthew Lang+$425
Week 3: July 10-14, 2023My First Food Truck3-6Spark Academy$425
Week 3: July 10-14, 2023Creating Our Way to First Grade1Sam Williamson+$400
Week 4: July 17-21, 2023Bertschi Explores: Seed to TableK-6Bertschi Faculty+$400
Week 4: July 17-21, 2023Play CreationK-2Matthew Lang+$425
Week 4: July 17-21, 2023Fashionista Camp3-6Spark Academy$425
Week 4: July 17-21, 2023Handwork Camp1-3Ariel Zaslav$400
Week 5: July 24-28, 2023Bertschi Explores: Pacific NW AdventuresK-6Bertschi Faculty+$400
Week 5: July 24-28, 2023Musical Theatre Showcase3-6Matthew Lang+$425
Week 5: July 24-28, 2023Arcade Camp3-6Christine Butcher+$400
Week 5: July 24-28, 2023Handwork Camp3-6Ariel Zaslav$400
Week 6: July 31-August 4, 2023ParkourK-2Matthew Lang+$425
Week 6: July 31-August 4, 2023STEM + Animal Adventures with LEGO® MaterialsK-2Playwell TEKnologies$425
Week 6: July 31-August 4, 2023Weird Nature Science3-6Vac Enrichment$425


*Grade level limits are determined by a child's entering grade in fall 2023

^Camp tuition is due in full at the time of registration

+Bertschi School faculty


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